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The Pixar Touch

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The Pixar Touch

The Pixar Touch

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
David A. Price
publisher:
Knopf
genre:
Nonfiction, Science and Technology

We gave it a B+

Long before it defined CG-animation excellence with films like Toy Story and The Incredibles, Pixar was a scrappy graphics-software and computer-hardware company, constantly in danger of extinction. Its saviors include cofounder Ed Catmull, who dreamed of being an animator but couldn’t draw; driven writer-director John Lasseter, a would-be innovator pushed out of Disney; and deep-pocketed patron Steve Jobs, who held on through years of huge losses. in The Pixar Story, David A. Price, a tough, unsentimental reporter, ferrets out lots of backstage drama from fresh sources, weaving a commendably unvarnished history. B+

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